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does anyone use these? what do you think of them?Thinking of putting them on my 147
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The best shocks (exept Ohlins but it is differen league). Just remember that B4 is standard shock not uprated or sport.
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I really rate Bilstein Dampers.

In fact I have just bough a set of B6's for my Coupe.

They are more expensive then most brands, but they are worth it IMO.

Eibach make the best springs though.
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Eibach make the best springs though.
Have you tried H&R? Even better. But, as you said, Eibach are very, very good as well.
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H&R or KW springs are very good.
 
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Have some HandR springs I'm yet to fit, hopefully soon
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Will be mint then Liam.
 
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I actually just bought Apex springs for my Coupe, as they are less than half the price of the Eibachs.

I don't know if you can get H&R springs for mine.
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Ya I saw that Apex were going for handy money. Let us know how you get on.
 
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Yeah I will do.

Hopefully I will get chance to fit them next weekend.
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Good man, it's next weekend get the finger out
 
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Good man, it's next weekend get the finger out
Calm down...

I have fitted the Apex Springs and Bilstein dampers and its made great improvement, the ride is now firm but well damped so is not crashy.

As for handling it is a lot better. Far more grip in tight turns, less body roll and the car feels much more planted on the road.

It is around 20mm lower than before, although I think it will drop a bit further as the springs settle.

I am glad it made an improvement as it cost me nearly £500 for the springs and dampers, but IMO it was worth it. It feels a much better car to drive.

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I have Bilstein B8 Sprints on mine with Eibach Springs and the handling is fantastic, do it mate, you won't regret it
 
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Calm down...

I have fitted the Apex Springs and Bilstein dampers and its made great improvement, the ride is now firm but well damped so is not crashy.

As for handling it is a lot better. Far more grip in tight turns, less body roll and the car feels much more planted on the road.

It is around 20mm lower than before, although I think it will drop a bit further as the springs settle.

I am glad it made an improvement as it cost me nearly £500 for the springs and dampers, but IMO it was worth it. It feels a much better car to drive.
Good man sounds like a quality improvement all round
 
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